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2016 Rio Olympics
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.

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The gold, silver and bronze medals of the 1964 Olympic Winter Games (Olympic Museum). A gold medal is a medal awarded for highest achievement in a non- military field. Its name .... "Interesting Olympic Facts". Retrieved December 12, 2013.

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Jul 18, 2012 ... As it is said, it is every athlete's dream to win an Olympic medal, how many of us are aware of the facts that go into making medals? With 10 ...

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Aug 15, 2016 ... More than a thousand gold medals are now hanging around the necks of American athletes who've participated in the 2016 Olympic Games in ...

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Which nation has the highest Olympic medal count, the secret meaning of gold, silver and bronze, how you could win a medal for epic poetry, and more.

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Jul 29, 2016 ... By Karus Chains ..... At Karus Chains we love to write about silver and gold chains for men but even we realize that there are only so many ...

www.murderousmaths.co.uk/olympics.htm

Olympic gold medals are actually 92.5% silver! They have a thin covering of 6 grams of gold. Although the medals have to be at least 3mm thick and 60mm wide, ...

www.topendsports.com/events/summer/traditions/medals.htm

The last Olympic gold medals that were made entirely out of gold were awarded in 1912. Today's 'gold' medals are actually made of sterling silver and covered ...

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Oct 20, 2016 ... The country of Phelpsdeckia - joining the forces of the families Phelps and Ledecky - would have nine gold medals, tied for fourth on the medal ...

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Olympic Medal Facts - Find out all about Olympic medals, their shape and design ... the awards were standardised to medals of gold, silver and bronze for first, ...